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surface finish chart

Surface Finish Chart

For many applications, the surface finish can significantly affect the performance and durability of the product. Rough surfaces wear more rapidly and have greater friction coefficients that promote adhesion.

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Types of Vacuum Pumps

Types of Vacuum Pumps

There are many types of vacuum pumps for a wide range of applications in numerous industries. Vacuum pumps work by removing and discharging gas or liquid from a sealed space,

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O2 Cleaning

O2 Cleaning for ASTM G93 and CGA 4.1

O2 Cleaning, or oxygen cleaning, the removal of contamination from equipment intended for use with liquid or gaseous oxygen. Contaminants in an oxygen-rich system can pose serious risks. O2 cleaning eliminates fire or explosion vulnerability due to flammable contaminants.  Industries use oxygen differently, and for many, it is imperative to conduct proper cleaning to avoid catastrophic failures and injuries.

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electropolishing services

Electropolishing Services

Electropolishing services offer many benefits for stainless steel parts. Depending on the end-use of the product, the advantages of electropolishing can include: Enhancing aesthetics – Deburring – Passivation – Eliminating

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Electroplating Everyday Products and Parts

Electroplating

Electroplating is a process that contributes a surface layer of metal to an object of another material.  It is widely used across a broad range of industries and a variety

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